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Practical Guide to Bikepacking in Kham, Tibet

Tibet is an amazing place for adventurous bikepacking. However it has changed rapidly over the last decade and unfortunately it's harder than ever to...

Bikepacking In Tibet – Kit Choices

As ever we tried to go even faster and lighter for our trip to Tibet. I reassessed where we could save bulk and weight...

Tibet, Yarchen Gar the final part – 8,000 nuns, a naked...

Yarchen Gar was such an unexpected place. We had never even heard of it only a week ago and here we were, two of...

Tibet Part 3 – Holy Lakes, big climbs and chicken feet

From the Tibetan city of Garze we headed West towards the biggest climb we've ever undertaken, we both wondered nervously how would we cope...

Cycling Tibet Part 2 – Wolves, Monks and Proper Bo Cha

We had just ridden into Litang in part one which turned out to be a remarkably interesting place. It had a real sense of...

Riding Tibet Part 1

It's taken a while to write a blog about our trip to China and Tibet. It was a pretty crazy trip where so much...

Uzbekistan – A hidden gem for cycling in Central Asia

Riding across Uzbekistan was more of an accident than a choice. I only rode there purely because it lay in my way as I...

Practical Guide to Cycle Touring the Pamir Highway

Cycling the Pamir Highway AKA the M41 in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan is known as cycling the "Roof of the world" with good reason -...

Afghanistan to Scotland – By bike, Jeep, foot and Jet Plane...

At this point in time we felt about as far away from the lush green rolling hills of Scotland however we only had a...

Wakhi Races – Cycling the Wakhan Pt4

The next leg of our cycling trip saw us biking alongside the River Panj for several days. The Panj is a river in a...

It’s all downhill to Afghanistan: Cycling the Pamirs Pt3

As we left Lake Karakul in Tajikistan we learnt Panada's struggle at altitude. I'll admit it was a shock to see that a Fiat...

Cycling the Pamirs 2015 Pt2 – Crossing into Tajikistan via Mars

Sary Tash has a memorable name, but very few moustaches - in fact there's very little of interest at all other than the jaw...